2022 seems like the perfect year to tie the knot, with various top Korean celebrities all getting married in this year alone.
Despite it having been only half of 2022, the Korean entertainment industry has been continuously receiving good news, with famous stars getting married left and right. Among them, the “wedding of the century” between Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin, which occurred only a month after the announcement, has drawn the most attention. In fact, even after the wedding, the lovely couple is still the talk of town.
However, the first big day of 2022 is actually Park Shin Hye’s marriage with actor Choi Tae Joon. The famous actress even gave birth to her first child not long ago, and has since posted the cutest family picture.
Below are the 7 astounding weddings within the first half of 2022:
The “trendsetter” couple Park Shin Hye – Choi Tae Joon
Many netizens have been joking that Park Shin Hye and Choi Tae Joon are the most successful “trendsetters” of the year, seeing that everyone started getting married after them. The couple previously became husband and wife at a Seoul church back on January 22nd.
Their wedding had the attendances of many top Korea stars, and famous singers like Lee Hong Ki, D.O, Crush, Lee Juck, and so on, all performed at the ceremony.
In May, a few months after the wedding, Park Shin Hye gave birth to her first son. The actress has been leading an extremely happy life after her big day.
“Couple of the century” Hyun Bin – Son Ye Jin
Following Park Shin Hye is the “couple of the century” Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin. The couple’s wedding announcement had fans and the public rejoiced, as they made the perfect duo both in life and on the screen.
On March 31st, a month after their announcement, Son Ye Jin and Hyun Bin officially became life partners via a private ceremony. Still, the guestlist included superfamilar faces, including Gong Yoo, Song Joong Ki, Jang Dong Gun, Jung Hae Jin, Ha Ji Won, Gong Hyo Jin, and many more.
Like their title of “couple of the century”, Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin were still viral months after their d-day. Their worldwide popularity made the couple the talk of the world, and every media site tried their best to get photos of the wedding.
Soon, Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin went to the US for their honeymoon, and gained even more attention there. Numerous fans waited for the couple at the airport, and their journey in America was captured by many people. In fact, Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin were spotted so much, people started to question if the photos were intruding on their privacy.
Son Dam Bi – Lee Gyu Hyuk
Another grand wedding hosted in the first half of 2022 is one between Son Dam Bi and her boyfriend Lee Gyu Hyuk. The couple have been close friends for 10 years, but only started dating a year prior to their wedding.
At the ceremony, many stars, including PSY, Jo Kwon, and Seulong, sang congratulatory songs. The groom Lee Gyu Hyuk even showed off his sick dancing moves during PSY’s performance, drawing a standing ovation from the guests. Meanwhile, the model-actress Kang Seung Hyun caught the bride’s bouquet, driving expectations for a future ceremony
Andy (Shinhwa), Yoon Kye Sang, and Kim Hyun Joong
In his only concert, singer-actor Kim Hyun Joong, who previously starred in “Boys Over Flowers”, greatly surprised fans with his decision to get married, saying: “I have decided to stand by her side, the woman who always has my back even during the toughest times, for the rest of our lives.”
In April 2022, rumors got it that Kim Hyun Joong had purchased a new house, where he now resides with his non-celebrity wife. The couple decided to not throw a wedding amid the ongoing pandemic.
In mid-June, Shinhwa’s Andy also tied the knot with his girlfriend, broadcaster Lee Eun Joo of MBC. Andy’s wife is 9 years younger than him. All six members of Shinhwa were present at Andy’s wedding to celebrate their bandmate’s big day.
Following Andy was actor Yoon Kye Sang. Yoon Kye Sang and his wealthy girlfriend, CEO Cha Hye Young officially became husband and wife after a grand wedding ceremony held on June 9 at Shilla Hotel, Seoul.
Yoon Kye Sang’s wife was born in 1983. She is 5 years younger than the actor and the powerful CEO of a famous cosmetic brand in Korea. The two started dating at the end of 2020 after Yoon Kye Sang broke up with Honey Lee. They registered their marriage in August 2021 but due to the pandemic, the wedding was delayed.
At the beginning of June 2022, through a handwritten letter posted on her Instagram, Jang Nara announced that she would be getting married at the age of 41. Her boyfriend is a non-celebrity who works in the video production industry. He is 6 years younger than Jang Nara. The two have been secretly dating for 2 years.
On June 26, at an outdoor venue in Seocho-gu, Seoul, the fairytale wedding of Jang Nara and her husband was held. Celebrity guests of the bride such as Lee Sang Yoon, CNBLUE’s Jung Yong Hwa… were present at the wedding. In particular, Jung Yong Hwa also sang a congratulatory song.